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opened 2 million accounts in customers' names, costing them more than $100 million in fees. >> did wells fargo employees steal from a million to two million of their customers, yes or no? >> um, um, in some cases, they did. >> reporter: in particular, senator elizabeth warren called stumpf on the carpet for his alleged accountability in the fraud. >> so you haven't resigned. you haven't returned a single nickel of your personal earnings. you haven't fired a single senior executive. instead, evidently, your definition of accountable is to push the blame to your low level employees who don't have the money for a fancy pr firm to defend themselves. >> reporter: the scandal also cost wells fargo business with the state of california and the city of san francisco, who ended some contracts with wells. >> how something like this could happen in the united states after everything we've seen with banking institutions tells you that our federal
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government is not doing enough. >> reporter: now, stumpf is not poor. last year alone he received $19 million in compensation. live in san francisco, andria borba, kpix 5. san francisco may be one of the most liberal cities in the country. but the feds say the police department does not treat minorities very well. after san francisco police shot and killed mario woods last year, the mayor asked the department of justice to take a look at the sfpd. kpix 5's phil matier has more. >> there are significant deficiencies. >> some of them are painful to accept. >> reporter: the investigation did not find widespread racial bias by officers. but it found that blacks and hispanics were far more likely to be stopped and searched. >> we also found that the majority of uses of force in jenot the majority but at least 34% were also in general, not the majority but at least 34%
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were also in general people of color. >> reporter: what's behind it is still unclear. >> there's a big question mark that should be of great concern to the city and county of san francisco. >> reporter: mayor lee however is not waiting for more information. he is already called for an end to the controversial use of chokeholds and to police firing at cars unless there's an emergency danger. two new restrictions that the powerful police union opposes. >> i say the union, hey, let's get with it. you are' going to adopt this because you are an extension of the department of justice. >> reporter: critics say it's not enough. >> how will you [ indiscernible ] [ extremely heavy accent ] >> that was phil matier. a man is behind bars less than 24 hours after a fire on a popular jogging trail. the fire was along the east bay m.u.d. trail in pleasant hill. it's just one of 20 suspicious fires on trails in that area
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recently. kpix 5's jessica flores reports. do police think the same guy started the other fives too, jessica? >> reporter: well, police are still trying to get to the bottom of that question and at this hour they actually are interviewing the suspect seeing if he knows anything about those 20 other fires along trails in the area. more than 20 suspicious fires have left trails scorched in recent months. this one on the east bay m.u.d. trail, others along the iron horse regional trail from pleasant hill to concord. the string of fires believed to be arson. >> the fire last night occurred in proximity to other fires that we have had starting earlier this summer until recent weeks and days. >> reporter: pleasant hill police today making an arrest connected to yesterday's fire. investigators say he is a transient in the area. 48-year-old mark smith. they aren't saying if he is suspected of starting the other
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fires, as well. >> our fire investigation unit and pd are, um, interview the suspect in connection with other incidents in the area. >> reporter: today people on the trail tell me they are surprised to learn a possible arsonist is targeting their community. >> i have never seen transients out here. usually it looks like either people who work around here or maybe students or neighborhood community, people who live in the community. >> reporter: firefighters say no one was injured and no property damaged. but the trail runs along dozens of homes and flames could have quickly spread if they hadn't been so quickly contained. >> it's kind of sad because it's a really nice area and it's like a quick walk from work and you get out and get a break so it's kind of too bad that someone would want to do that. >> reporter: and fire investigators say the other 20 cases are still active and open and they are still treating it as the work of an arsonist. in pleasant hill, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. campaign 2016. just 27 days until the
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election. and we are hearing from another beauty pageant contestant who has a story about donald trump. craig boswell reports, trump is again talking about how hillary clinton should be locked up. >> reporter: donald trump is stumping in must win florida where he suggested both parties and congress let hillary clinton's email scandal slide. >> do they make a deal where everybody protects each other in washington? after getting the subpoena to give over your emails and lots of other things, she deleted the emails! she has to go to james! >> lock her up! >> reporter: he talked about the latest email leaks from hillary clinton's campaign staff. >> the wikileaks emails shows that hillary clinton's staff even has to give her secret notes on when she needs to smile. smile, hillary, smile! >> reporter: trump is also trying to rebound from a 2005 video in which he made comments about women. a former miss arizona says it's not just trump's words that are
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troubling. she claims the billionaire insisted on meeting miss u.s.a. contestants in the women's dressing room. >> he just came strolling right in. there was no second to put anything on. some girls were topless, others naked. >> reporter: the latest poll shows more than one quarter of elected top republicans won't endorse trump but his running mate downplayed party infighting. >> the overwhelming majority of leaders are joining with millions of americans. >> reporter: clinton is campaigning in colorado and trying to win over more voters. >> i want to bring people together across our party lines, across any lines that divide us. >> reporter: clinton's communications director responded to the latest controversy over a leaked email that are anti-catholic. >> i'm catholic. i don't recognize that email. the russians, um, orchestrated this hack. >> reporter: the trump campaign denies it is working with
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russians. >> hillary clinton is bringing her campaign tour to san francisco tomorrow. she canceled her original trip to the city last month because of her pneumonia made public when she fell into the car in new york. tomorrow's event will take place at the bill graham auditorium. tickets are $45 to $50,000. new at 5:00, have you seen a lot of people wearing teal today? that's because in just a few hours, the san jose sharks will hit the ice in their season home opener. kpix 5's keit do is at the shark tank. now, kiet, the bay area baseball season ended at at&t park last night. so now it's time to talk about a little hockey. [ smiling ] >> reporter: the street party just got started here at s.a.p. center just a short time ago and energy is good out here. >> whoo! >> reporter: yeah. now, i got it tell ya, there's some good energy out here in downtown san jose. it's a great distraction to put the giants season behind us on what could be a championship
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season for the sharks. this is a regular thing at s.a.p. center. they shut down the street, bring in food trucks, mechanical bull, slapshot contest set up, the first time the team went to the championship that was enough time to get over the loss. the sharks are busy in the post- season sure with weak spots on the roster. most of the players from last season are back and they are well positioned to go all the way this season. >> our team is awesome, man. young and old coming together. it's beautiful. [ laughter ] >> reporter: most of the roster is still intact. >> they have a couple of new guys but the experience the young guys got last year was amazing and i think it will all come together this year. >> they have been through a lot. they're tough. they got a taste for it. they're hungry. >> reporter: all righty. the street party ends at 7 p.m. tonight. >> whoo! >> reporter: puck drops at 7:30. they still have tickets
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available. live in downtown san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. well, in less than an hour, warriors fans will get a rare behind the scenes look at the team as they prepare for the upcoming season. that team is holding an open practice for the public. it starts at 6:00 this evening. for those who can't make it to oracle arena, the warriors are also streaming the event on their website. and look at this. basketball right around the corner. team season opener less than two weeks away. warriors will host the san antonio spurs october 25. tip-off at 7:30 p.m. a small plane crashes and bursts into flames killing one person on board. coming up, why investigators say it was intentional. >> and heads up if you own a prius. why toyota is recalling tens of thousands of models. >> still reeling from the crushing loss to the cubs. we'll tell you about an unlikely gift from a generous giants fan. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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26-year-old "john felix" cod face the dea the man accused of killing two palm springs police officers was officially charged with murder today. 26-year-old john hernandez felix could face the death penalty. the d.a. says hernandez felix set a trap
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and ambushed the officers who were responding to a domestic disturbance call. hernandez felix is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow. federal investigators now say a deadly small plane crash was intentional. that plane crashed into a ball of flames yesterday in east hartford, connecticut. two people were on board. the flight instructor survived. he is being treated for burns. the student who was flying the plane a jordanian was killed. investigators say the crash appears to be a case of suicide, not terrorism. just a few weeks voters in santa clara will vote on one measure that would tackle two big issues, homelessness and the housing crisis. today san jose's mayor visited a homeless encampment in the south bay to push for measure a. a $950 million affordable housing bond. part would go to low-income housing and homeless support. the rest would go to loans for first time home buyers who want to live closer to work.
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the money comes from property taxes. >> what would you say to those people who don't want their property taxes to go up anymore? >> we are paying for homelessness whether we want to or not. we estimate that a homeless individual who is out on the street who happens to be a high user of public services, for example the jails, hospitals and so forth is costing $60,000 a year. >> if the measure passes an oversight committee would make sure the county is using the money as promised. happening right now, an armed burglary suspect barricaded inside a home in east san jose. police have swarmed the area near clarice drive. a hostage negotiation unit and k-9 officers are on the scene, as well. this all started after police say the suspect tried to steal merchandise from an o'reilly auto parts store along tully road this morning. when officers arrived at the scene, he ran into a neighborhood and police say the man was jumping fences forced his way into at least three
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homes. at one point police say he held a woman against her will. a witness said he was carrying a knife. police are evacuating nearby residents. no reports of injuries. the number of teenagers involved in deadly car crashes is rising. for the first time in nearly a decade. new federal data shows a 10% increase last year. kenny choi tells us about teenagers's top mistakes behind the wheel. >> reporter: donovan was about to start his senior year of high school. while out with friends his girlfriend was speeding, lost control and hit a tree. he wasn't wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and killed. >> i can't describe what it felt like in that moment to be standing on a crash site looking down at a yellow tarp knowing that my son was underneath it. >> reporter: almost a decade later speeding remains the top mistake teens make behind the wheel. the nearly 14,000 fatal crashes involving teen drivers over the last five years, more than 4200
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involve speed. >> i think one of the kind of disturbing things is that it's not getting any better. >> reporter: this person from aaa says a survey found parents were more guilty of bad driving than teens. 65% of driving instructors complained that parents were worse at teaching their children to drive than a decade ago. >> when parents set stricter rules for their teen before they get behind the wheel, those teens typically have less crashes. >> reporter: after speed, the most common mistake teens make is distracted driving. >> ended up like this. he was texting. >> reporter: the third big mistake is not scanning the road for hazards. this teen didn't see another car running the red light. >> stop, stop, hit the brakes! >> reporter: new research funded by ford finds one-third of teens are waiting until they are 18 to get their driver's license and then they are not subject to laws that place limits on young drivers. those laws have been credited with reducing teen crash risk by as much as 30%. kenny choi, kpix 5.
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new trouble for toyota. the automaker is recalling 340,000 hybrid priuses worldwide because of a defect in the parking brake. the number includes 94,000 models in north america. the rest of the cars are in japan. toyota says the parking brake cable can disengage causing the brakes to stop working properly. if you have a sedan model from 2016 and 2017, check it out. a dealer will attach a clip to fix it. tesla and solarcity will be combined on november 17. it could unite two companies on shaky financial ground as they plow into relatively new markets. one makes electric cars, the other installs solar panels. neither is profitable. sportster spotify and apple music have a new competitor amazon. it launchedamazon music unlimited. prime members can pay $8 a
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month or $80 a year while nonprime members will pay $10 a month. that's the same as apple music and spotify. if you own amazon's echo smart speaker you can get it on one device for $4 a month. you have one more day to find your umbrella. doesn't look like it at all outside. but not only is it going to rain for many of you, it is going to pour. in october. details on how much rain is coming up. >> and coming up all new at 6:00 tonight, a top san francisco firefighter demoted. the new claims of sexual harassment. and the female firefighters who say they are worried the scandals are giving the department a bad name. >> a mixed day on the wall street. here's the closing numbers from wall street.
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all right. as advertised, rain is on the way. it's coming. >> looking through my little future scope and i can see it way, way off. >> can i borrow that in the weather office? [ overlapping speakers ] >> it's a toilet paper roll. >> looks like that. >> can be found in first grade classrooms everywhere. [ laughter ] >> i looked back to see when we get our first fall soaker, and it's typically around thanksgiving. ken is looking through the scope right now. let's head outside. it's typically around thanksgiving or maybe even december when we get our first good soaking rainfall. it's mid-october we're going to do it early this year. livermore comfortable 68 degrees. san francisco didn't even -- didn't even hit 60 today. 57 degrees. overnight lows, redwood city 51. san rafael 51. that map is giving a sign of
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what's come. look at the top of your television screen or smartphone. that's some pouring rainfall beginning in northern california tonight. what kind of impact are we talking about? low to moderate wind. it will be breezy to windy but not a big deal. there will be a moderate impact on the surf. and the commute not tomorrow, but friday morning is going to be an absolute mess because of the timing of this rain moving in. high surf advisory coastal flood advisory the first one of the season is in effect for friday the entire coastline the entire northern california coastline swells could be up to 14 to 16 feet. jumping in with high tide some coastal flooding is possible. sounds like we're talking about december. no, couple of weeks before halloween. this is the storm and it's of note if you were to follow this trail of moisture, it's called an atmospheric river more so now than the pineapple express, this batch of clouds stretches all the way back to a super typhoon about 500 miles off the coast of japan. that's 4500 miles that atmospheric river and it is already beginning to spill into
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the pacific northwest. the western washington coastline could get wind gusts of 100 miles per hour this weekend. we'll get nothing like that but we'll get a decent amount of rainfall. let's talk about the timing of when the rain will begin for you. if your backyard happens to be ukiah or willits or fort bragg, by 10 p.m. tonight it will be pouring rain. futurecast at 4 a.m., not tomorrow morning, we're talking friday morning, that's some heavy rainfall. it will push past the golden gate 7 a.m., morning commute friday, there is the rainfall. hayward, redwood city, fremont, san francisco, oakland, and we watch it move out. by friday afternoon we are dry, keep the clouds around saturday. saturday looks dry with another round of rainfall returning saturday night. how much rain with we talking? if you are watching us in the north bay by monday, by sunday night, three to five inches of rain. that's a lot for october. more than you typically average in two octobers. we are going to get that coming up this weekend. east bay much less an inch or two up to one inch of rainfall
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for the south bay san francisco and san mateo county two to three inches of rainfall. look at this. far northwestern california right there around the city of rockland, not a big town, it's a bull's eye. they could get two feet of rain in the northwest california mountains by monday. two feet. oakland tomorrow 70. cloudy but dry. fremont 70. concord 72. san rafael 67. not super warm but not really chilly. it will just be cloudy though. rain moves in north bay thursday night. friday morning wet and breezy. now saturday, it's not going to rain during the day. it will -- it will begin raining saturday night into sunday. not as stormy on sunday. showers monday morning. next week middle of the week sunny again. far northwestern california about an hour east of crescent city not very populated they could get two feet of rain. >> wow. >> in five days. >> question came up earlier today. it looks like kind of a warm storm. we are in the 70s. >> yes. >> any chance for snow up on top? >> 9,000-foot snow level.
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so the highest peaks will get a ton of snow. >> good. >> but most of the sierra it will be rain. >> okay. >> first of what we hope is many. >> absolutely. >> thank you. we'll be right back. ,, they prey on our children, spending billions. addicting 17,000 california kids each year. eventually killing one-third of them. now tobacco companies are spending millions to... defeat prop 56. because in every state that's raised tobacco taxes, smoking rates go down. so who are you going to trust? pediatricians, cancer groups and the califronia pta who all... support prop 56. or the tobacco companies trying to kill it.
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and it came from a giants f! here it was a giants tip for a server at chicago's wrigley field and it came from a giants fan. here's a picture of the server showing off the receipt with a $5,000 gratuity written in.
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it was posted on the instagram account. "tips for jesus." the total bill was over $2,200. apparently the person who paid is a san francisco fan since go giants was written on the receipt. >> that's great. an nba player is apologizing after he left graffiti on the great wall of china. check this out. bobby brown is a houston rocket etched his initials and uniform number into the brick. brown was in beijing for the nba's global game china. the post lit up chinese social media with some accusing him of using the ancient site as his toilet. brown later said he was sorry and insisted it was an honest mistake. both posts have since been deleted. an italian winemaker says he has found a classical concept to make better wine. serenading the grapes with classical music. ♪[ music ] >> yeah. the winemaker started pumping
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mozart into a section of his vineyard in tuscany. he found the vines closer to the music grew bigger and toward the source of the sound. now his vineyard is somewhat of a laboratory. >> grapes near the speaker have the highest sugar content so we believe this idea. >> these vines like mozart. it is very difficult to say that plants like classical music. what they are able to do actually is perceive sound. >> the professor theorizes the vines may grow towards the speakers because frequencies resemble those of running water. have a great night. captions by: caption colorado ,,,,,,,,,,
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captioning sponsored by cb captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: 27 days to go. 27 days of this: ha his campaign said today that they're going to use a "scorched earth" strategy. >> this wikileaks stuff is unbelievable. they attack catholics and evangelicals. >> i think the most important e ing in the next four weeks is that we let trump be trump. >> pelley: also tonight, north carolina braces for a new round of flooding. >> there's nothing i can do. i mean, just stand here and watch and wait and pray. >> pelley: gayle king with the widow of keith scott, fatally shot by charlotte police. >> he had no gun. he was not a threat.


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